LAHORE    -   Punjab Chief Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that Pakistan has an abundance of beautiful places, tourist spots and places of religious impor­tance. In his message, the CM said that tourist spots of Pun­jab were attractive to tourists and added that the tourism sector not only promoted local culture but also strengthened the national economy by cre­ating job opportunities. 

He said that the purpose of celebrating this day was to promote tourism culture in the province as the motto of world tourism day-2022 is ‘rethink­ing tourism.He said new tourist spots were being introduced along with the provision of fa­cilities as the tourism sector is an important source to earn foreign exchange. “We should also commit that the rewards of economic development would be devolved to the impe­cunious strata at the grassroots by promoting tourism in the country”, he concluded.